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European and External Relations Committee 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Willie Coffey (Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley) (SNP) Good morning, cabinet secretary. I thank my colleague Roderick Campbell for homing in on an important part of the evidence that the secretary of state gave and a question that several committee members asked him. The notion that, after a yes vote on 18 September, the UK and Mr Carmichael in particul...

European and External Relations Committee 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Willie Coffey Super.

On the issue of articles 48 and 49, right through the course of this inquiry I have asked anyone whose view tended towards article 49 to explain to me which article or clause in the Treaty on European Union demonstrates the mechanism by which Scotland would leave the EU in the peri...

European and External Relations Committee 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Willie Coffey That is quite astounding, cabinet secretary. The committee might wish to take that up and, if possible, invite Mr Carmichael back at some stage.



European and External Relations Committee 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Willie Coffey Cabinet secretary, can you tell us a wee bit more about the period between 19 September and independence day? I assume that Mr Carmichael will stay in his job as secretary of state at that point—although he was a bit unsure of that himself. What will the relationship between the Scottish Government,...

European and External Relations Committee 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Willie Coffey That is absolutely crucial, because Mr Carmichael does not appear to get that. We might want to send him a copy of the Edinburgh agreement. He quite clearly said to the committee, when pressed, that the legal obligation of the United Kingdom Government is to continue to function as a United Kingdom ...

European and External Relations Committee 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Willie Coffey To add a little to my colleague Clare Adamson’s comments, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn’s speech on bringing more women into science was a really positive step and we should emphasise it and try to do much more to bring women, especially youngsters, into science, particularly software engineering, which is ...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Willie Coffey (Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley) (SNP)

4. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide further details on how the industry-led talent academy model to be developed as part of its planned £6.6 million investment in the skills investment plan will support software engineering. (S4O-03109)



Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Willie Coffey I welcome very much what the minister has said. Attracting more youngsters, particularly females, into careers in software engineering is a priority and has my full support as a former software engineer. How will the fund be distributed? How might people in my constituency be able to take advantage ...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Willie Coffey (Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley) (SNP) A little computer glitch there, perhaps, Presiding Officer.

James Kelly’s speech reminded me of my early career in computing. One day in the early 1980s, I brought home a microcomputer and had to get my brother to help me to cart it into the house as it was so big and heavy.

La...

Public Audit Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Willie Coffey (Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley) (SNP) I want to tease out one or two more of the issues around delayed discharge. I have heard quite a number of very helpful comments; I just want to get your further thoughts on delayed discharge. The Auditor General noted in her report that the problem seems to have improved since 2007—the figure is al...
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S4M-09557.2 Kenny MacAskill: Stop and Search—As an amendment to motion S4M-09557 in the name of Alis
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S4M-09557 Alison McInnes: Stop and Search—That the Parliament notes that stop and search is an opera
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YesCarried

S4M-09558.2 Michael Matheson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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S4M-09558.1 Richard Simpson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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NoDefeated

S4M-09558 Jim Hume: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—That the Parliament notes that one in four ad
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S4M-09547.1 Jackson Carlaw: Scotland, A Good Global Citizen—As an amendment to motion S4M-09547 in t
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S4M-09482.1 Jackie Baillie: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margare
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S4M-09482.3 Liz Smith: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret Bur
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S4M-09482.2 Liam McArthur: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret
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S4M-09482 Margaret Burgess: Child Poverty—That the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Government’s rev
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Motion S4M-09679: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08817: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08376: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08319: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08271: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07822: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07817: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06603: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06428: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06416: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-03109: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02951: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19744: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02872: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02828: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02741: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/12/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02701: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/12/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02682: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/11/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02525: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/10/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02462: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2013 Show Full Question >>

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